Quantity Surveyor

  • Construction Jobs
  • Colchester
  • Jul 14, 2020
Permanent Construction

Job Description

Quantity Surveyor – £60,000-£70,000 – Colchester The Role Are you an experienced Quantity Surveyor looking for a progressive step in your career? A leading company in the fuel forecourt sector is seeking a Quantity Surveyor, ideally with estimating skills in civil engineering and in possession of commercial building knowledge, to provide a technical and commercial service from pre-contract to final account. Maintaining appropriate records on allocated projects, the successful candidate will also manage and authorise sub-contract orders and payments. The key responsibilities of a Quantity Surveyor include, but are not limited to: Maintain and operate estimating database in Conquest or similar. Preparation and submission of valuations, claims, interim payment applications and final accounts. Responding effectively to the business and client needs, maintaining customer service through regular client meetings and open communication channels. The Company Specialising in fuel forecourt remediation, refurbishment and maintenance, the company has gained an excellent reputation for delivering solutions for complex projects for major clients including BP Oil, Asda and Marks & Spencer. The company takes a partnership approach to its work, tailoring contract delivery to client requirements and priorities. In addition, the company is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building, among other key regulatory bodies. The Person The key skills and qualities of a Quantity Surveyor include: Degree within a related discipline, i.e. Quantity Surveying or estimating. Experience with NRM2 (SMM7) and CESMM forms of measurement; conversant with JCT and NEC forms of contract Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with proven negotiating skills and a strong knowledge of quantity surveying methods and techniques. Analytical skills, with an eye for detail and aptitude for maths; Good computer skills including MS suite, MS Project, Conquest also required. The candidate must live within an hour from Colchester. If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more